Service Pack 3 installation did not complete

Service Pack 3 installation did not complete.

 

This is caused by an installation of Service pack 3 not being able to install all of the needed components that are with the update (fig.1).

Things that may cause this to happen:

  • AntiVirus software
  • Malware or Spyware monitoring software
  • Not logged on with the correct permissions

 

Service Pack 3 installation did not complete.

fig.1 Service Pack 3 installation did not complete. Windows XP has been partially updated and may not work properly.